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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/11/2019.


Job Reference: 833-AG-CS-587-19

(CS) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
The Reginald Centre
£17,652 to £19,020 per annum (pro rata)

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to support and be part of our Children's Therapies Team. We are an Integrated Children with Additional Needs team and we are based at The Reginald Centre, Chapeltown Road, LS7 3EX.

The main responsibilities will be to administratively support the Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Nurses working within the Integrated Children's Additional Need Service (ICAN). Duties will include booking home visits and appointments for the therapists and nurses, scanning into an electronic patient record, receiving and dealing with telephone enquiries from children and families and professional staff involved with a children and families.

You must be able to demonstrate experience of working in a busy office environment or in a customer care environment
Data Protection and Confidentiality are key elements of the role.

Qualifications held will include;

. English & Maths to GCSE grade 9 to 4 or equivalent qualification / experience.

. Level 2 IT skills i.e. OCR (formerly RSA) or equivalent experience.

The successful candidates will be professional, motivated, and flexible with a positive attitude to team work, change and service development.

We are constantly striving to ensure we are as effective as we can be to support service need. We will be looking for flexibility which may involve future changes. In your application, it is important to make sure you tell us about your qualifications, skills and experience as per the person specification.

We welcome informal enquiries, so if you would like to know more about the roles or would like to arrange an informal visit prior to application, please do contact Helen Felton-Glenn on 0113 8435700.

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If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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